Theresa Flora (Ledoux) Hodgdon, 85
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WINDHAM -- Theresa Flora (Ledoux) Hodgdon passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in her home at Windham Center with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 2, 1927 in Westbrook, the daughter of Jerry and Flora (Daniels) Ledoux.
She attended St. Mary's School in Westbrook. In April of 1947, Theresa married Kermit E. Hodgdon Sr. and moved to Windham where they raised a large family. For many years, Theresa worked for the Windham School Lunch Program. She took great pride and pleasure in tending her flower gardens, often giving the 'tour' to friends and family who stopped by for a visit. Theresa was an avid reader and enjoyed Cryptoquips, puzzles, and crosswords in her later years. She greatly enjoyed her large family while hosting summer cookouts and Christmas parties.
Theresa was pre-deceased by her parents; her sister, Jeanette Theriault, her brother, Paul Ledoux, a sister, Adeloza Leighton, her brother, Raymond St. Hilaire; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Dolby.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Kermit, and their children: Brenda True and her husband, John, of Scarborough, Linda Coffin and her husband, Richard, of Brunswick, Kermit Jr. and his wife, Connie, of Windham,Sandra and her husband, Bruce McLellan, of Rochester, NY, Alan and his wife, Dorothy, of Windham and Richard of Sanford; 16 loving grandchildren; and 14 beloved great-grandchildren. Theresa is also survived by her half-sisters, Carolyn and Janice, and half-brother, James Sproul; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham. A private graveside service will be at Smith Cemetery. For online condolences please visit our website www.dolbyfuneralchapels.com
In lieu of flowers,
the family is requesting that
donations be made to:
The Windham Public Library
217 Windham Center Road
Windham, Maine 04062 or
Theresa Flora Hodgdon
434 River Road, Windham
Dolby Funeral Chapel
434 River Road
Windham, ME 04062
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 24, 2012